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Forced to Fight -- Blackmailed back into the arena by a ruthless crime boss, a former underground fighting legend must survive a gauntlet of savage matches where losing just one fight... means losing it all.
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Jonas Quastel (screenplay)
Andrew Bronstein (screenplay)
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1 January 2012 (USA) See more »
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Nothing original but Highly Entertaining Gary Daniels Fight Flick See more (9 total) »

Cast

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Peter Weller ... Danny G

Gary Daniels ... Shane Slavin

Arkie Reece ... Scotty Slavin

Alexandra Weaver ... Connie Slavin
Corbin Thomas ... James Slavin / Young Shane

Brian Flaherty ... Frank

Philip Granger ... Detective Lt Fortinski
Dorin Zaharia ... Arnold
Mihai Manolache ... Henchman 2
Mihai Ghioca ... Henchman 3
Mihai Raducu ... The Referee
Claudiu-Cristian Prisecaru ... Handler
Adrian Suciu ... Brodie 'The Kid' Laroux
Julian Grigore ... Juan 'The Romanian' Varga
Cristian Ungureanu ... Javier 'The Hispanic' Manuel
Vladimir Comorovschi ... Big Blue Danson
Florin Roata ... Dracul 'The Killer' Lupe
Vitalie Rosca ... Joe Somboon
Rares Suteu ... Burly Bulgarian
Cristian Mihaescu ... Ray Lo
Dumitru Cucu ... The Serbian
Beny Adegbuyi ... Joe 'Rumble' Jacob (as Benjamin Adegbuyi)

Chris Bradford ... Scotty and Shane's Father (voice) (as Christopher Bradford)
Jude Nathanyel Bronstein ... Baby Scotty

Directed by
Jonas Quastel 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Andrew Bronstein  screenplay
Patrick Dussault  story
Jonas Quastel  screenplay

Produced by
Cristian Bostanescu .... producer
Andrew Bronstein .... producer
Mike Elliott .... executive producer
Greg Holstein .... associate producer
Vlad Paunescu .... executive producer
Lawrence Silverstein .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Kenton Gilchrist 
 
Cinematography by
Radu Lopotaru 
 
Film Editing by
Megan Bodaly 
Jonas Quastel 
 
Casting by
Jan Glaser 
Floriela Grapini 
 
Art Direction by
Serban Porupca 
 
Makeup Department
Viorica Rizea .... makeup artist
Clara Tudose .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Razvan Badea .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Adrian Conerth .... first assistant director
Mirela Mihai .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Mugur Szabo .... property master
 
Sound Department
Sandor Gyurkovics .... dialogue editor
Sandor Gyurkovics .... sound effects editor
Chris McIntosh .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Lucian Iordache .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Cale Jacox .... visual effects producer
Aaron Mallin .... visual effects producer
 
Stunts
Beny Adegbuyi .... stunt fighter
Gabi Borcila .... double: Shane
Dumitru Cuc .... stunt fighter
Gary Daniels .... fight choreographer
Iulian Grigore .... stunt fighter
Cristian Mihaescu .... stunt fighter
Claudiu-Cristian Prisecaru .... fight choreographer
Claudiu-Cristian Prisecaru .... stunt coordinator
Vitalie Rosca .... stunt fighter
Adrian Suciu .... stunt fighter
Rares Suteu .... stunt fighter
Cristian Ungureanu .... stunt fighter
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Cristian Batran .... assistant camera
Calin Catalin .... gaffer
David Daniel .... dp: second unit
Laurentiu Ivan .... video assistant
Adrian Sandor .... first assistant camera
Gociu Sorin .... camera operator
 
Casting Department
Laura Grosu .... extras casting
Maggie McLean .... casting assistant
Irina Raducanu .... extras casting assistant
Liliana Toma .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carmen Stefan .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Alissa Roode .... colorist
 
Music Department
Paul Di Franco .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Ana Ramona Damiean .... third assistant director (as Ramona Damiean)
Krista Johnston .... clearances
Irina Raducanu .... extras coordinator
Jeremy Sklar .... executive distribution (topanga pictures )
 

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10 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Nothing original but Highly Entertaining Gary Daniels Fight Flick, 6 December 2012
Author: Daniel Deltondo (realhiphop@optusnet.com.au) from Melbourne, Australia

It has been a while since UK Martial Artist Action Star Gary Daniels has headlined a movie in a starring role, but it was worth the wait. After turning in great bad guy performances in Expendables 1 (having one of the most memorable deaths courtesy of a jet Li axe kick to the head), and arch nemesis to Wesley Snipes in Game of Death & Steve Austin in Hunt to Kill, it was time for Gary to return to where he is best. The kick ass action hero bent on revenge (this time for his brother). Set in similar scenario as many bloodsport type events, much of the film is stuff you have seen before and while this could dangerously lead the film to be boring...it isn't. From the start, it is clear all the actors can actually act and Gary turns in a good American accent, father and husband who is "Forced to Fight" to protect his brother. Robocop Peter Weller is a great addition as the main villain "Danny G" who orchestrates the fights and is holding Gary's character to ransom. The story never gets boring, the fights have some great moments (a couple of shots could have chosen better angles) but overall an enjoyable Gary Daniels actioneer for a Friday or Saturday night with the boys. Or in my case with my 3 year old martial arts enthusiast daughter. It isn't the best Gary Daniels film ever, but its great to see Gary Back where he belongs - front & centre of the DVD cover, in video shops as the main star. Out on Video on Demand, Blu Ray and DVD in the US now and other parts of the world to follow.

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